Thinking I might do this on top of the chicken coop!! What a great way to keep them cooler in the summer and warm in the winter!!!

Wouldn't a green roof of succulents be beautiful? Thinking I might do this on top of the chicken coop! What a great way to keep them cooler in the summer and warm in the winter!

Add Garlic to Chickens feed to boots immune systems, control mites, lice, ticks & other parasites.

Add Garlic to Chickens feed to boots immune systems, control mites, lice, ticks & other parasites. - mine will not eat anything with fresh garlic but don't seem to mind this a bit

Wood Ash, I know I pinned this before but always a good reminder for mite prevention

Using wood ashes for your chickens saves money. (fireplace ash only, not BBQ coals, etc) and when needed, mix 2 parts ash to 1 part sand for the chickens to do their dust bathing. It keeps mites away. That and paint the coop with hydrated lime.

I love this butchering station, it's fantastic for poultry and rabbits. Wouldn't be too hard to come up with something similar for larger animals, either.

I love this butchering/fish cleaning station, it's fantastic for poultry, rabbits & fish. Wouldn't be too hard to come up with something similar for larger animals, either.

The ULTIMATE list of DUCK Treats and Supplements...

The ULTIMATE list of DUCK Treats and Supplements. why is a duck eating a banana hilarious?

Determining Sex in Chicks by Don Schrider from the June/July, 2011 issue of Backyard Poultry - Backyard Poultry Magazine

Best Backyard Chickens: Facts about Chickens, Best Chickens for Eggs, Raising Meat Chicken Breeds, What to Feed Chickens & Easy Chicken Coops to Build

You can do this at home, but be very careful, as you can easily hurt the chicks. Determining Sex in Chicks by Don Schrider from the June/July, 2011 issue of Backyard Poultry - Backyard Poultry Magazine

egg candling chart for duck eggs

While chook eggs take 21 days to hatch, duck eggs take longer.as we have just found out after having put some duck eggs under our broody Barnvelder.

This site tells you everything you could want to know about caring for, feeding, housing, and keeping ducks happy and healthy.

Want to raise ducks? This site tells you everything you could want to know about caring for, feeding, housing and keeping ducks happy and healthy.

How to turn your old trampoline,cabinet, mobile,swing or pallet to Chicken Coops ? Check here and don't forget to read 10 Ways to Build a Better Chicken Coop : http://wonderfuldiy.com/wonderful-diy-recycled-chicken-coops/ #diy #wonderfuldiy #chickencoop

Wonderful DIY Recycled Chicken Coops

How to turn your old trampoline,cabinet, mobile,swing or pallet to Chicken Coops ? Check here and don't forget to read 10 Ways to Build a Better Chicken Coop

Watermelon - a great way to cool down your back yard chickens (and ducks!) on a hot day!

♥ ~ ♥ Ducks and Duck Houses ♥ ~ ♥ Watermelon - a great way to cool down your back yard chickens (and ducks!) on a hot day!

duck pond

Impressive pond duck pond backyard ducks I have all the free rock o can handle to do this with rock from right off our property(Chicken Backyard Poop)

Creative way to protect the bottom of the chicken run and a lovely way to use the corner.

Auger Coop - corner coop set on cinder blocks. Must be hard to clean though.

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